Grand Canyon University Archives

Grand Canyon University buys 3-property portfolio for $4.7M

by in AZRE Magazine

ABI Multifamily, one of the Western U.S.’s leading multifamily brokerage and advisory services firm, announced the $4,700,000/$62,667 per unit sale of the 40-unit Suntree Apartments, 32-unit Casa Quieta Apartments and 5101 N. 28th Dr. Tri-Plex located in Phoenix.The buyer is Grand Canyon University. The three contiguous properties are all garden-style communities which rest on approximately 3.41… Read More →

5 startups to compete for $15K at GCU’s Canyon Challenge

Canyon Challenge

Five entrepreneurial ventures have a chance to win a combined $15,000 for their novel business ideas as part of Grand Canyon University’s sixth annual Canyon Challenge. The university’s signature business competition, which is patterned after ABC’s “Shark Tank,” will be held on Thursday, April 13. Each finalist team will present its business proposal for approximately five minutes, followed by a… Read More →

2017 RED Awards: And the winner is…

2017 RED Awards
by in AZRE Magazine

This year at the 12th annual Real Estate and Development (RED) Awards, AZRE recognized the top commercial real estate projects completed in 2016 along with the companies and people who made each one possible. Each year, AZRE receives hundreds of project nominations to be considered for a RED Award. Ultimately, three finalists projects are selected for each… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Az Business names 2017 Industry Leaders of Arizona

Industry Leaders of Arizona

On Thursday evening, business leaders from across Arizona gathered at the Camelback Golf Club for the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards. “Henry Kissinger once said the task of being a leader is figuring out how to get from where you are to where you have never been,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “Tonight,… Read More →

GCU commercial hub to have $670M annual impact

GCU

A corner in a West Phoenix neighborhood that had been a hotbed of crime for years will now pump $670 million into the local economy each year as a commercial hub, thanks to Grand Canyon University. GCU has transformed the northeast corner of 27th Avenue and Camelback Road from what was once a run-down hotel,… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Grand Canyon University

by in AZ Business Magazine

Leadership: Brian Mueller, president; Dan Bachus, CFO Website: gcu.edu What it does: Arizona’s premier private Christian university, with more than 200 academic programs tailored to both traditional undergraduate students and working professionals. How it leads: While other universities are cutting budgets, eliminating programs and raising tuition, GCU is investing $1 billion over a 10-year period in academic programs,… Read More →

Building better learning environments for higher education

The design and construction of projects at universities play a critical role in improving learning and teaching environments. Arizona universities are raising the bar for higher education environments with more creative architectural designs and collaborative areas that incorporate new technologies and sustainability features. Newer projects show an increased emphasis on interactivity and creating collaborative environments… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Melanie D. Logue: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Melanie D. Logue

Melanie D. Logue, PhD, DNP, Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, Grand Canyon University Logue earned her PhD/DNP in her home state of Arizona and has a passion for educating the next generation of nurses. Advice: “Embrace change and continuous quality improvement … Learn how to give and receive feedback in a healthy… Read More →

Apartments near GCU sell for $5.53M

ABI Multifamily
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

ABI Multifamily, a dedicated multifamily brokerage and advisory services firm, is pleased to announce the $5,530,000, or $30,385 Per Unit sale of the 182-unit, Alta Vista Village Apartments, located in Phoenix, Ariz. Built in several phases from 1959 to 1973, the property features a mix of Studio, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, with a weighted… Read More →

GCU’s Brian Mueller a finalist for EY honor

Brian Mueller

Brian Mueller, president of Grand Canyon University, has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Mountain Desert Region that encompasses Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and… Read More →

Grand Canyon University’s nonprofit bid halted

Brian Mueller

An 18-month bid to transition Grand Canyon University from a for-profit university into a nonprofit ended Friday, after the university’s accreditor denied the school’s bid. University President Brian Mueller held a news conference, expressing his disappointment in the Higher Learning Commission’s decision to not allow the school to convert back into a nonprofit entity. Grand Canyon University… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event

bestcompaniesaz

Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/BCAZMilitary16. Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →